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Comet 103P Hartley

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 2°, Max. star mag.: 12)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension10h 55.6m
Declination-3° 40'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth3.069 AU
Last observed magnitude14.4
Date of last reported observation23/04/2011
Altitude-28.9°
Azimuth50° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun38.1°
Ecliptic latitude-12.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.365 AU
Perihelion1.066 AU
(20/04/2017)
Aphelion5.889 AU
Period6.48 years
Eccentricity0.693430
Inclination to ecliptic13.6°
Speed relative to Sun22.248 km/s

Warning!
Never attempt to observe objects close to the sun without taking the proper precautions. In particular, never point optical instruments near the sun and look through them, or you risk permanent eye damage or blindness.
 

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